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Giant sea wall project may swallow Rp 280t

  • The Jakarta Post

| Thu, March 7 2013 | 09:23 am

PREMIUM Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo says he will expedite the construction of a giant sea wall off the north coast that may cost Rp 280 trillion (US$28.9 billion).

The wall is believed to be able to protect the capital from flooding.

“The project was initially scheduled to kick off in 2020 but I want the study to be accelerated and I am hoping that it will be completed [by t...